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"Damas" is a plural noun which is often translated as "checkers", and "vaciado" is an adjective which is often translated as "funny". Learn more about the difference between "damas" and "vaciado" below.
damas(
dah
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mahs
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (board game)
a. checkers
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
No he jugado una partida de damas desde que era niña.I haven't played a game of checkers since I was a girl.
b. draughts (United Kingdom)
Aprendí a jugar a las damas pero nunca al ajedrez.I learned to play draughts but never chess.
dama
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2. (woman)
a. lady
¡Bienvenidos damas y caballeros!Welcome, ladies and gentlemen!
3. (noble woman)
a. lady
Las damas de la realeza británica vistieron las mejores ropas.The ladies of the British royalty wore the best clothes.
4. (in chess, cards)
a. queen
La dama es la pieza más poderosa en el ajedrez.The queen is the most powerful piece in chess.
5. (in checkers)
a. king
¿Pueden moverse las damas de alguna manera especial?Can you move the kings in any special way?
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vaciado(
bah
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syah
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doh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (amusing)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. funny
Jaime es muy vaciado y todo el mundo se la pasa bien con él.Jaime is very funny and everyone has a great time with him.
2. (terrific)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. great
Tu prima es muy vaciada. Tenemos que invitarla a la fiesta.Your cousin is great. We should invite her to the party.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (act of emptying)
a. emptying
Para realizar el vaciado del estanque, el ayuntamiento se encargará de trasladar los patos temporalmente.In order to carry out the emptying of the pond, the city council will be responsible for temporarily relocating the ducks.
b. excavation
El vaciado de la zanja requiere de una excavadora.The excavation of the trench requires a digger.
c. hollowing out
Se tardó más de tres años para completar el vaciado del túnel para el nuevo tren de alta velocidad.The hollowing out of the tunnel for the new high-speed train took over three years to complete.
4. (art)
a. cast
El vaciado de yeso adopta la forma del objeto que se introduce cuando aún está fresco.The plaster cast takes on the shape of the object you insert in it when it is still wet.
b. casting
Al final del curso, haremos una exposición de los vaciados que hemos creado.At the end of the course, we will be exhitibiting the castings we've made.
c. molding
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Estamos aprendiendo a modelar vaciados con varios tipos de molde.We are learning how to make moldings using a variety of different molds.
d. moulding (United Kingdom)
Los vaciados decorativos de la cornisa son de yeso.The decorative mouldings of the cornice are made of plaster.
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